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put our shoulders to the wheel of history it moves. it moves. >> reporter: tomorrow mr. obama will be sworn in during a public ceremony. he'll give his inaugural speech then take part in a parade and series of inaugural parties and balls. here's a live look at the white house tonight. tori campbell has more on how mr. obama won a spot in history. >> that i will faithfully execute the office of president of the united states. >> reporter: the president is officially in his second term now. he was sworn in in the blue room of the white house with chief justice john roberts doing the honor. and you can bet that chief roberts said the words carefully. four years ago he said the oath wrong. so president obama is the first to have been sworn four times. this morning, joe biden was sworn in by sotomayor. then there was the wreath laying ceremony. and the first couple also attended the episcopal church for martin luther king celebration. >> reporter: when a president and vice president are sworn in it's only for a four year term so if they're reelected they needed to be sworn in for a
are that deadbeat nation. >> reporter: the problem, mr. obama said, is that congress has already spent the money. >> these are bills that have already been racked up. >> reporter: the patiented a dire picture about what it would mean for the nation for the first time ever to not make payments. >> social security checks and veterans benefits will be dried. we might not be able to pay our troops, or honor our contracts with small business owners. >> reporter: in response, republicans pointed out president obama voted against increasing the debt limit as a senator. john boehner said that the debt is endangers children's future, that the consequences of failing to increase the debt seal ceiling are real, but so also are the results of allowing our spending problem go unresolved. president obama said he is open to discussing deficit reductions, but only after congress first pay this bills that the country already owes. >> the federal government takes a larger chunk of paychecks. that's because during the fiscal cliff debate, congress allowed a temporary cut in social security taxes to expire, mean
: it has an original age restriction of four. it's now been raised to 12. tomorrow mr. obama will call on congress to ban assault weapons and limit high capacity clips like those used in the deadly sandy hook school shooting and require background checks on all gun buyers. >> will all of them get through this congress, i don't know. >> the head of the nra predicts failure. >> but i would say that the likelihood is they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this congress. >> reporter: new york lawmakers were able to pass the toughest assault weapons restriction in the nation. it was signed by governor cuomo today. president obama will be joined by school children who wrote to him following the school shooting at sandy hook elementary. reporting live tonight, heather holmes, ktvu news. >>> new at 10:00, a peaceful resolution that lasted for about five hours this evening. a s.w.a.t. team responded to an apartment in the 400 block of 20th avenue between geary and anza. neighbors had reported shots fire inside the apartment. after seeing a bullet hole in the door po
. the wall street journal survey found mr. obama with a 52% disapproval. when asked where america is heading, 33% had positive comments and 58 negative. >>> our ken pritchett and tori campbell are headed to the capital. they will have reports continues through inauguration day on monday. >>> a major new honda recall to tell you about tonight. >> also coming up the change in security that you'll notice at two bay area airports. >> the advertised warm up has arrived. coming up the warmest day of the holiday weekend and when shower chances could resurface in the bay area forecast. >> but first, new video of a shooting in oakland tonight. what we've learned on the scene. >>> new video now of a shooting in east oakland, police say the victim is a young man he was shot and wounded about 8:30 tonight. we're told he was conscious but in critical condition when he was rushed to the hospital. police said he was shot at least once in the upper body. the shooting took place on congress avenue and high street. witnesses say they heard two shots but said they didn't hear any arguments beforehand. >>> the
video of mrs. obama waving with the motor came. >> reporter: they are here with their 9-year-old son who ashed a spot with the people to people -- earned a spot with the people to people leadership to be able to attend and witness the inall -- inauguration. this is their first trip to d.c. they are especially excited, since this is also martin luther king day. i feel so honored to be part of this moment in history. and just -- it represents everything that dr. king fought for. as an african-american woman, i've been teary-eyed since i got off the plane. i've been teary-eyed since i got off the plane. >> reporter: and speaking of dr. martin luther king, one of his bibles will be used when the president is publicly sworn in in the next hour. the president will be using two bibles. the other one is one that was owned by abraham loin conand lincoln used the same bible when he was sworn in and president obama used it four years ago when he was sworn in this 2009. again, a lot of -- sworn in, in 2009. again, a lot of excitement. that will be followed by the inauguration address where he's supp
today before a crowd that filled the national mall as far as the eye could see. mr.obama spoke about a nation on the mend. >> a decade of war is now ending. an economic recovery has begun. >> reporter: the president said this country will respond to the threat of climate change. >> some may still deny the overwhelming challenge of science but no one can avoid the crippling fire, droughts and more powerful storms. >> reporter: speaking on martin luther king day president obama made history by using the word gay and saying that -- the president, vice president and families at journaled for the congressional lunch before the walk . >> i'm very encouraged. >> reporter: in of the people we talked to today in the crowd said this felt like a very different experience than the inauguration four years ago. coming up we'll tell you why they said that and take you into the crowd during the inauguration and parade. >>> the inauguration also featured the first latino, the first gay and the youngest person ever to serve as the inaugural poet. >> and always one moon like a silent drum tapping on
when it comes to the right to bear arms and mr. obama says that he is protecting other rights. take a look: >> president barack obama: that most fundamental set of rights to life and liberty and the pursuit of happiness, fundamental rights that were denied to college students at virginia tech. and high school students at columbine and elementary school students in newtown. those rights are at stake. we're responsible. >> chris: question: can you support a measure that would limit the size of these high-capacity clips that hold 30 rounds or 100 rounds? can you support a universal background check? >> you know, let's see what they come up with in terms of a specific proposal -- specific proposals. certainly, at newtown, what an incredible tragedy for every family involved. for that community. i have got a 2nd grade son and i have grandchildren about that age, and it was a terrible thing, those families, frankly, will never recover from. but, let's talk about changes that would have done something about that. so far, i don't see that. you know, connecticut is the -- one of the hardest
's room for signing ceremony. mr. obama and dr. biden will go to the side. sergeant-at-arms and paul irving will announce and signing will begin. mike emanuel in the row taund today. to you. >> reporter: we see lawmakers coming into the capitol rotunda. the president is obviously in great spirits. this obviously is a happy day for him and his family and for the american people. this is uniquely american day. the president seemed to be in great spirits. said hello to supporters as coming through. very deliberate in his steps. definitely looked around and observed beautiful artwork here in the rotunda and made his way to very ornate room in the united states capitol, the president's room. just off the senate chambers. so. not his first time going through the process. definitely seemed to take a some moments to enjoy the view, recognizing the magnitude of this moment, shep. shepard: mike, thanks. we have a presidential historian and dean of the school of communication at hofstra university, on long island, new york. evan joins us. it thoughts briefly what we just witnessed? >> i think f
. >> congratulations, mr. president. >> john roberts administered the holt and president obama and daughters stood by his side. >> for we, the people, understand that our country cannot succeed when a shrinking few do well and a growing number barely make it. >> the weather was chilly but michelle obama and president obama took time to walk some of the parade walk. >> and the ball is underway right now in washington, d.c. a live look at president obama and michelle obama having this dance. the festivities under way in the nation's capital. let's take a listen. [ music playing ] >> al green toon there. >> there are only two balls this year. the president and the first lady enjoying the dance. >> tens of thousands of people filled the national mall today to get a look at the inauguration ceremony. ktvu's ken pritchett is live in the nation's capital where he spoke with people who were thrilled to be a part of history. ken? >> reporter: by one estimate the crowd size at this inauguration was bigger than expected, 1 million people. we were in with that crowd as they converged on the capital. many who
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